HIPAA Update

John GarnerCompliance, Legislative Updates, Resources

There have been a number of developments in recent months regarding privacy and security under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Additionally, recent ransomware attacks should serve as … Read More

Compliance Memos: January 2017

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By John C. Garner, CEBS, CLU, CFCI, CMC Chief Compliance Officer Bolton & Co. DOL Issues Final Regulations on Disability Claim Procedures Long-anticipated Department of Labor (DOL) regulations affecting disability … Read More

Compliance Memos: May 2016

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HHS Announces HIPAA Audits: Watch for Email Notices To assess employer compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, the Department of … Read More

Compliance Memos: March 2016

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9th Circuit: Deadlines Can’t Fall on Weekends In Legras v. Aetna Life Insurance Company, the insurer was not allowed to strictly limit appeal of a plan decision to 180 days. … Read More